Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

McKinleyville Matters: Walkability and a new Lion

McKinleyville Matters: Walkability and a new Lion

A youth-led walkability assessment will be held in McKinleyville to better enable local students to safely walk, bike and roll to school. The assessment is scheduled for today, May 15 from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. beginning in the McKinleyville Union School District conference room behind McKinleyville Middle School, 2285 Central Ave. Participants will observe traffic conditions

McKinleyville Pop-Up Museum opens Friday

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Volunteers this week are putting the finishing touches on exhibits in the McKinleyville Pop-Up Museum in anticipation of its grand opening on Friday, May 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. The temporary museum is located near the World’s Largest Totem Pole at the McKinleyville Shopping Center, 1520 City Center Rd.

Trinidad Tidings: Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse Ceremony Sunday

The 24th Annual Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse Ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 26 at 2 p.m. at the historic Memorial Lighthouse site at Edwards and Trinity streets. The ceremony honors those who have been lost or buried at sea and whose names are engraved at the site. The ceremony will begin with bagpipe music

Vance Avenue fire burns utility lines

  Mad River Union SAMOA – A torched vehicle on Vance Avenue burned up transmission lines this morning. The fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. in an abandoned camper left on the roadside of the Samoa street, a popular dumping site for vehicles and other trash. It’s not clear which, if any power, telephone or

Circus’s animal use protested

CREATURE DISCOMFORTS Protesters greeted the arrival of the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus at Redwood Acres Friday. Organized via the “Boycott Circus Cruelty in Humboldt” Facebook page, the activists both cite the circus’s checkered past with regard to animal treatment, and oppose on principle the use of wild animals for entertainment. “These wild and domestic animals

Groundbreaking new works at Dell’Arte’s Thesis Festival

Dell’Arte International BLUE LAKE –  The Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre presents Thesis Festival 2019, featuring four groundbreaking new works of theatre created by this year’s graduating MFA class. The festival marks the culmination of three years of graduate study by an international ensemble of theatre artists. This year’s new works include an eclectic

Humboldt County teachers honored for excellence

Humboldt County Office of Education HUMBOLDT – Twelve Humboldt County teachers have received an Excellence in Teaching award and were honored at a reception and ceremony at the Sequoia Conference Center in Eureka where more than 200 colleagues, friends and family members gathered to show their support. The Humboldt County Office of Education (HCOE) sponsors this